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Reviews in Clinical Medicine is an interdisciplinary scholarly publication of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. RCM is an open access double-blind peer reviewed publication which covers current knowledge in all aspects of clinical medicine in English language. RCM is a quarterly publication, which welcomes all kinds of papers including Review articles, Original  research articlesand clinical studies covering a wide range of subjects in medicine.

This journal follows Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws. All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through iThenticate software to ensure their authenticity to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by expert reviewers. RCM is licensed under the terms of the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (Read more...)



Case report
A silent cerebral abscess in a patient with mucormycosis: A case report

Negar Moghadas; MohammadReza Afzalzadeh

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 1-3


  Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is one of the most significant medical problems of the century. Mucormycosis infection is one of the devasting problems associated with this disease. Brain abscess associated with these conditions may have very poor prognosis, and prompt diagnosis as well as treatment ...  Read More

Original article
Investigation of thyroid function and mortality predictors in patients receiving dialysis: a cross-sectional study

Nastaran Khoshhal; Ashkan Torshizian; Masoud Mohebbi; Abbas Ali Zeraraati; Ali Teimouri; Zahra Lotfi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 4-9


  Introduction: Various studies have assessed the link between the thyroid and kidney and concluded that dysfunction in one organ can disrupt the other. Thyroid dysfunction is more prevalent in individuals with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) compared to the general population. Hypothyroid ESRD patients ...  Read More

Original article
A Comparative Study of Micronutrient Levels in Pregnant Women With and Without Gestational Diabetes

Ashraf Mohammadzadeh; Nafiseh Pourbadakhshan; Ahmad Shah Farhat; Azin Vaezi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 10-14


  Introduction: Gestational diabetes is a multifactorial disease that genetic and environmental factors affect insulin sensitivity. This study was designed with consideration towards the importance of micronutrients in carbohydrate metabolism.Methods: The present case-control study was performed on 100 ...  Read More

Efficacy of low-dose versus conventional-dose bupivacaine in spinal anesthesia induction: A narrative review article

Amir Sabertanha; Samaneh Kouzegaran; Ramin Honarmand; Sajjad Jahangiri

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 15-19


  Spinal anesthesia is gaining popularity and more frequent use due to its efficacy, patient satisfaction, lower complication rates, and good durability. Nerve blocks reduce the complications and risks associated with general anesthesia and lessen the patient’s need for postoperative care compared ...  Read More

COVID-19 and liver injury in pregnant women: a review article

Shaghayegh Rahmani; Farideh Namvar; Ali khakshour; Roohie Farzaneh; Fateme Tara; Rana kolahi ahari

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 20-25


  According to the World Health Organization (2022), severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) is liable for more than 572 million cases worldwide and more than six million deaths globally. It has been reported that pregnancy can change the disease manifestations such ...  Read More

Original article
Herbal remedies used by asthmatic children in Iran

Samaneh Kouzegaran; Hamid Ahanchian; Seyed Ahmad Emami; Neda Ansari; Jamshid Yousefi; Nasrin Moazzen; Nafiseh Pourbadakhshan; Rana Tafrishi; Aida Ansari; Nasrinsadat Motevalli

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 26-32


  Introduction: Asthma is a very common chronic disease among children. As for its treatment, in recent years there is an increased tendency towards supplemental treatments. Hence, many of these patients are administered complementary and alternative treatments including herbal medicine.Methods:Through ...  Read More

Original article
COVID-19 in Iran: Clinical, Therapeutic, and Laboratory Findings Associated with Mortality

Alireza Sedaghat; Amene Raouf-Rahmati; Katayoun Samadi; Farida Daneshvar Mozaffari; Ahmad Nemati; Benyamin Fazli

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 33-40


  Introduction: Currently, humankind is facing a COVID-19 pandemic that has spread worldwide. This is the first study conducted during the first phase of the COVID-19 outbreak in Mashhad, Iran, to describe the clinical, therapeutic, and laboratory findings of survivor and non-survivor patients with COVID-19.Methods: ...  Read More

Possible interaction of warfarin with peppermint herbal tea: a case report

Aliasghar Moeinipour; Mohamad Abbassi Teshnizi; Babak Manafi; Hadi Yavari; Yasamin Moeinipour; Hamid Hoseinikhah

Volume 4, Issue 2 , May 2017, , Pages 83-86


  Herbal medicine is usually safe and popular in Iranian communities. Peppermint herbal products may interact with warfarin, which is an essential lifelong drug used in patients with prosthetic heart valves. Herein, we report a case of possible interaction between warfarin and peppermint herbal tea.We ...  Read More

An introduction to application of platelet rich plasma (PRP) in skin rejuvenation

Mahnaz Banihashemi; Solmaz Nakhaeizadeh

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 38-43


  Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous concentration of human platelets contained in a small volume of plasma characterized by haemostatic and tissue repairing effects. Tissue repairing effects and being enriched by various kind of growth factors, has made them the focus of attention for different ...  Read More

Recurrent sinonasal polyposis after the endoscopic sinus surgery

Fereshteh Esmatinia; Mahdi bakhshaei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 86-92


  Nasal polyposis is one of the chronic airway diseases, which affects the patient’s quality of life in different ways. There are various complications along with nasal polyposis, which might be cured by drug administration. Due to failure of pharmacotherapy effects, various surgical approaches might ...  Read More

Peripheral arterial stenosis and coronary artery disease coincidence

Reza Ghasemi; Mostafa Dastani; Alireza Abdolahi; Hamid Reza Rahimi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 5-8


  Atherosclerosis is a chronic slow-developing condition affecting medium-size and large blood vessels. It is the principal underlying pathology of coronary heart disease and stroke. In some countries, coronary artery disease (CAD) is the cause of nearly half (48%) of the deaths and, loss of productivity ...  Read More

Congenital fusion of cervical vertebrae: a review on embryological etiology

Mohammad Mardani; Mohammad Javad Saeedi Borujeni; Ebrahim Esfandiary

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 148-153


  Congenital fusion of cervical vertebrae is a rare anomaly. In this condition, two fused vertebrae appear structurally and functionally as one. This anomaly may be symptomatic or asymptomatic. Myelopathy, limitation in neck movement, muscular atrophy and regional sensory loss are examples of probable ...  Read More

Original article
Evaluating the stress, anxiety, and depression epidemiology among highschoolers in Mashhad, Iran

fatemeh farkahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 June 2022


  AbstractThis research was aimed at studying the stress, anxiety, and depression epidemiology among highschoolers in Mashhad, Iran. The sample included 605 students (341 males & 264 females) coming from various grades of high school ranging in age from 14 to 19. To fulfill the objectives of the study, ...  Read More

Systematic review
Prognostic value of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in patients with diffuse axonal injury: systematic review of the literatures

ali shamsa

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 December 2022


  Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) is an imaging technique that provides spectroscopic information about the changes of biological markers. Studies suggest that MRS can be helpful in the prognosis of patients with diffuse axonal injury (DAI)Methods: PubMed and Scopus as two major database were systematically ...  Read More

Computational Fluid Dynamic Application In Patients Suffering From Nasal Obstruction Due To Septal Deviation; A Review Article

Hamedreza Kafash; Asghar Baradaran Rahimi; Sirous nekooei; Seyede fateme mahmoudi hashemi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 December 2022


  Background: Nasal airway obstruction (NAO) is a common symptom that affects a person's quality of life. It can be estimated by patient perception or by physical measurements. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can be used to analyze nasal ventilation modes. There is a lack of comparative studies for ...  Read More

A comprehensive review of SARS-CoV-2-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Mojtaba Yousefi Zoshk; Melika Zamanian; Melika Farshidianfar; Alireza Masoumi; Mohammad Mobin Mirimoghaddam; Elahe Bakhshi; Anoush Azarfar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 December 2022


  The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has afflicted individuals of all ages, which has a high rate of morbidity and fatality. Although most children with COVID-19 infection experience minor symptoms, a growing proportion of COVID-19 infections in children are linked to a novel multisystem inflammatory ...  Read More

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